AARON LAWSON is an Associate at Edelson PC where his practice focuses on appeals and complex motion practice.
Before coming to Edelson, Aaron served for two years as a Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, handling appeals involving a wide variety of subject matter, including consumer-protection law, employment law, criminal law, and federal habeas corpus. While at the University of Michigan Law School, Aaron served as the Managing Editor for the Michigan Journal of Race & Law, and participated in the Federal Appellate Clinic. In the clinic, Aaron briefed a direct criminal appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and successfully convinced the court to vacate his client’s sentence.
- Yershov v. Gannett Satellite Info. Network, Inc., 820 F.3d 482 (1st Cir. 2016): Assisted briefing in landmark victory under the federal Video Privacy Protection Act. Defended standing of plaintiff and class on remand.
- Johnson-Morris v. Santander Bank: Successfully defended claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act from dismissal. Briefed issues of legal tolling and statutory interpretation.
- Educational Federalism, 2013 B.Y.U. Educ. & L.J. 281 (2013)
*Aaron is a member of the Illinois and California bars.Read More